Towards Innovative Software Projects – Creating Environments Supporting Innovation and Improvement

  • Kouichi Kishida
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 172)


Immaterial labour, which is a sociological concept proposed by Maurizio Lazzarato and others for understanding today’s post-Fordism industry, refers to the process of producing the informational and cultural contents of a commodity. Through examining software development and the software-intensive society with the lens of immaterial labour, this paper aims to consider about establishing a new conceptual framework to promote innovation in actual software development projects.


Immaterial labor software development paradigm innovation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kouichi Kishida
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  1. 1.Key Technology Laboratory, SRA Inc., JapanTokyoJapan

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